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I have an HP Pavilion dv5000 Laptop with windowsXP installed. A friend gave it to me. The problem is, he went into the BIOS and changed the password. The Laptop was not used for a few years and he forgot the password to get into the computer so it is locked up. How do i overide this?

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Hi, you can fix this issue by going to see an HP authorized service provider.

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